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Highest Paying States for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

The highest paying states for hazardous materials removal workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of hazardous materials removal workers in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $67,250, Idaho is the highest paying state for hazardous materials removal workers. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $67,220). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of hazardous materials removal workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Idaho
$67,250
$33,410 830
2 New York
$67,220
$33,460 4,980
3 Washington
$58,650
$34,070 1,320
4 New Mexico
$58,140
$27,070 360
5 Alaska
$57,540
$42,020 450
6 Minnesota
$55,980
$30,750 620
7 North Dakota
$53,550
$31,550 130
8 District of Columbia
$51,230
$29,790 130
9 New Jersey
$51,060
$36,550 1,480
10 New Hampshire
$49,820
$40,870 300
11 Tennessee
$49,770
$21,050 770
12 Rhode Island
$47,910
$29,910 110
13 Hawaii
$45,990
$18,810 280
14 Michigan
$45,020
$28,520 970
15 Montana
$44,350
$34,530 110
16 Wisconsin
$43,990
$27,040 560
17 Ohio
$43,640
$26,760 2,150
18 Connecticut
$42,930
$32,200 700
19 Indiana
$42,290
$27,870 970
20 Colorado
$41,480
$33,020 1,270
21 Maine
$41,420
$25,120 150
22 Illinois
$40,660
$24,000 1,650
23 Utah
$40,580
$28,760 410
24 California
$40,510
$28,280 4,890
25 Pennsylvania
$39,770
$26,240 1,290
26 Georgia
$39,590
$24,780 860
27 Massachusetts
$38,840
$29,040 1,200
28 Vermont
$38,580
$33,310 110
29 Wyoming
$38,130
$32,140 60
30 Kansas
$37,970
$27,180 290
31 Iowa
$37,610
$27,300 450
32 Nevada
$37,580
$24,940 800
33 Missouri
$36,840
$21,840 330
34 Delaware
$36,640
$26,320 90
35 Nebraska
$36,340
$29,010 160
36 Oklahoma
$36,210
$30,420 510
37 South Dakota
$36,120
$26,690 70
38 West Virginia
$36,050
$27,940 140
39 Maryland
$35,510
$25,860 710
40 Oregon
$35,350
$27,360 580
41 Arizona
$34,660
$23,590 360
42 Louisiana
$34,340
$18,870 1,070
43 Virginia
$33,670
$26,150 1,310
44 Texas
$33,550
$25,250 4,250
45 Florida
$32,990
$25,250 1,320
46 Kentucky
$32,070
$20,630 370
47 North Carolina
$31,740
$23,240 1,200
48 South Carolina
$31,370
$16,980 600
49 Alabama
$29,970
$26,110 470
50 Mississippi
$28,980
$22,290 80
51 Arkansas
$27,730
$20,670 220
See also: Highest paying industries for hazardous materials removal workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.